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The girl with a mind for math : the story of Raye Montague / written by Julia Finley Mosca ; illustrated by Daniel Rieley.

Mosca, Julia Finley (author.). Rieley, Daniel, (illustrator.).

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Rowayton Library J BIO MONTAGUE (Text to phone) 33625122923258 Juvenile Biography Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and filmography.
Summary, etc.: This is a rhyming-text picture book about Raye Montague. After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted-- finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever.--Dust jacket.
Subject: Shipbuilding Juvenile literature
Marine engineering Juvenile literature
African American women Biography Juvenile literature
Engineers Biography Juvenile literature
Women marine engineers Biography Juvenile literature
Montague, Raye 1935- Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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The Girl with a Mind for Math : The Story of Raye Montague
The Girl with a Mind for Math : The Story of Raye Montague
by Mosca, Julia Finley; Rieley, Daniel (Illustrator)
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The Girl with a Mind for Math : The Story of Raye Montague


NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book 2019 Selection NSTA Best STEM Trade Books for Students K-12 2019 Selection 2019 Amelia Bloomer List Selection 2019 Mathical Honor Book Meet Raye Montague--the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted--finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever. The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague is the third book in a riveting educational series about the inspiring lives of amazing scientists. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Montague herself!
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